In the wake of the City Council decision to amend the Coliseum Area Specific Plan to protect businesses in the Oakland Airport Business Park, a coalition of local residents, Oakland workers, youth and faith leaders [...]
The City Council’s Community and Economic Development (CED) committee voted unanimously this week to approve the sale of public land on East 12th Street across the roadway from Lake Merritt to a development company that [...]
Students in the PG&E PowerPathway workforce development program have the opportunity to gain the skills needed to work in the utility industry – as welders, linemen, gas service representatives, and other positions – building a [...]
The Berkeley Board of Library Trustees will make a decision on renaming the South Branch Library after Tarea Hall Pittman at this month’s meeting, determining the outcome of a three-year-long, grassroots campaign. The effort to [...]
Friends and family of 43 missing university students, “normalistas,” spoke at UC Berkeley last Friday, part of a tour throughout the United States to spread word about the mass kidnapping that has been rocking Mexico [...]
Oakland Unified School District officials are struggling to explain why there is no conflict of interest in hiring Lance Jackson as the interim chief of the district’s bond-funded construction projects and that Jackson’s $30,000 a [...]
United Nations officials have unveiled a permanent memorial at the world body’s New York Headquarters to the victims of slavery and the transatlantic slave trade which they acknowledged was one of the most horrific tragedies [...]
By Publisher, Post News Group The recent allegations involving Michigan Police officers who are being accused of planting evidence on a retired Black gentleman, along with dozens of other equally odious police confrontations around [...]
The City Council voted Tuesday to keep residential development out of the Oakland Airport Business Park, passing the Coliseum Area Specific Plan without the the zoning amendments that would allow market-rate condominiums and apartments to [...]
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